Murphy grew up in Holden, and captained at Wachusett, and then in college nearby at Assumption University. Coaches throughout his playing career taught him so much which is why he started this Academy. He recalls great bonding trips with teammates over tournament weekends, and strong connections with all the families in the program. A true soccer culture. He wants other kids to be able to experience that through playing for their town along with HEAT. Attending Assumption University and now working at Holy Cross College…he knows how important strong principled values are. He believes it is our responsibility to be difference makers in the world and have an impact. The goal of this Soccer Academy is to compliment town soccer and teach those valuable lessons. High quality soccer training should be accessible to anyone. After a successful career leading sales teams for national CPG companies, Murphy decided to follow his passion for higher education and soccer which would give him more time with his family. He is a part time firefighter and coaches town/club with his free time.
Certifications-CPR Certified, Certified First Responder/Firefighter I/II, SafeSport Certified, Concussion In Sports Certified, In the process of becoming an EMT.
USSSA Grass Roots Coaching License, 7 v 7 & 11 v 11 Diplomas & F License
Soccer Scene, Bandits, State Select (Club/Maple Team) U12/U14 MAYS State Finalist
Wachusett High School – Captain 1996-1999
Assumption University – Captain 1999-2003
2001 ECAC Champions, 2nd NE-10 Team All-Conference, 3 Year Defensive MVP
Coaching Experience – Holden Youth Soccer Turbo Coach, and Spring D1 Travel Team Coach, Boys U10 Director, Special Olympics Coach, Asst Coach – Assumption Women’s 2004, Head Coach – FC Stars Worcester Boys